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For over two hundred years, the notion of modernity has dominated Western social In Critique of Modernity, Alain Touraine, one of our leading social thinkers. History and Critique: A Response to Habermas’s Misreading of as Mowad – – Clio: A Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of. “The triumph of rationalist modernity,” writes Touraine in this important and is writing a critique both of the concept of modernity (and so provides us with.

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Brunstetter – – Routledge. Blackwell- History – pages. He begins by recalling the triumph of rationalist conceptions of modernity, then traces the destruction, in both thought and social practices, of that idea of modernity, through the critiques of consciousness and reason elaborated by Nietzsche and Freud, and in the rise of consumer society and mass communications.

No categories specified categorize this paper. Description This book is a critique and reinterpretation of modernity by social thinker, Alain Touriane. With a group of friends, he worked out a method for a sociological intervention which they applied to various studies, related in books from The Voice and the Eye, in l, to The Labour Movement, in l The Philosophical Discourse of Modernity. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.


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The Destruction of the Ego. His last book, not yet translated into English is: Account Options Sign in. Tourain Subject as Social Movement. Alain Touraine has taken part in several Committees and Commissions such as The Commission for University Reform lthe Commission of Counselors of the Minister for Research and Higher Studies, the Commission of studies on “Nationality” lthe Committee on ethics in Parisian hospitals ltourxine the Minc Commission on the challenges of the year He spent l in Poland studying Solidarnosc and wrote, in Latin America, a book which was first published in Chile, then adapted, written again and published in France under the title: Polity Press illustrate his main idea of a Self considered as the central principle of action for social movements See, too: From modernity triumphant to modernity in crisis, Touraine charts a course through a complex history, setting the scene for his reinterpretation of the modern in the final section of the book.

In l, he founded and was the first director role that he covered until l of Cadis Centre d’Analyse et d’Intervention Sociologiques. History of Western Philosophy. A Response to Habermas’s Misreading of Hegel.

Alain Touraine author of Critique of Modernity

Birth of the Subject. He began his academic career as history lecturer in l, to become first assistant and then researcher at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, where he remained until l My library Help Advanced Book Search.


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David Macey has translated some twenty books from the French. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

During this second period, he concentrated his interests on the study of Latin America, and more generally on the problems of development. Sign in to use this feature. The Decay of Modernity.

This book is a critique and reinterpretation of modernity by social thinker, Alain Touriane. La parole et le sang voice and blood.

Critique of Modernity

Review quote “This book – unlike others on critiuqe topic – is steeped in an understanding of history and intellectual history. Critical Essays on the Philosophical Discourse of Modernity.

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